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Procurement Buyer

As a Procurement buyer you will have an opportunity to support the strategic and tactical change across key spend area. In procurement our aim is to identify opportunities to improve commercial, contractual and supplier management activities to deliver significant savings whilst supporting our clinics to provide an outstanding service to patients.
Description

The buyer role is to support end to end sourcing projects across a mix of goods and services. This will include support to internal stakeholders, engagement with suppliers, the supply of products and services, specification and design, supplier identification, tendering and supplier negotiation.

Principle Duties
  • Assistant to head of procurement and security
  • Analysing buying patterns and spend behaviours
  • Updating pricing, product and equipment records
  • Supporting Contract Management, Review and Maintain key performance indicators
  • Reacting to change in demand or legislation
  • Meeting suppliers, supporting and negotiating terms of contracts
  • Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers and sourcing new suppliers for future products or services.
  • Liaising with other departments and key stakeholders across the organisation to support and mobilise projects to completion
  • Keeping information and records up to date and accessible, filing, general administration duties.
  • To support the head of procurement to manage a coherent and robust procurement strategy which supports the delivery of strategic and operational objectives and which complies with necessary customer/governmental policies and procedures.Review and update the strategy as is required on an ongoing basis.
  • To identify new savings and Flexibility to work with other sites and departments
  • Ability to travel to sites

SCHOEN CLINIC CULTURE

Our culture of world-class medical excellence is based on our five key values:

Accountable: Taking ownership of the things I say and do

Caring: Treating others as I would like to be treated

Collaborative: Working together to make a winning team

Courageous: Being proud to be different and challenge the norm

Determined: Seeing things through to meet and exceed expectations

OUR AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

  • HOSPITAL GROUP OF YEAR - WINNER
  • Nursing Practice (Schoen Clinic Newbridge)
  • Healthcare Outcomes (Schoen Clinic Newbridge)
  • Management Excellence (Schoen Clinic UK)
  • Hospital (Schoen Clinic London)
  • HOSPITAL - WINNER
  • Hospital Group (Schoen Clinic London)
  • Nursing Practice (Schoen Clinic London)
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Details

Location

Schoen Clinic UK

Job Type

Permanent, Full-time

Category

Procurement & Stores

Salary

Up to £35,000

Closing Date

16 August 2022

Benefits

25 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays Pension scheme Private Medical Insurance Eye Care Scheme Online Benefits Portal Training & development opportunities

Skills

Essential

  • Math
  • English
  • Strong emphasis on accuracy and detail.
  •  Ability to handle complex tasks and multiple projects simultaneously to meet goals and deadlines.
  • Good time management and organisational skills.
  • Financial awareness of cost and comparison and ability to identify and recommend value for money improvements.
  • Team player and committed to an ‘all hands on deck’ approach.
  • Proven ability to self-motivate and work on own initiative.
  • Purchasing / Buying  
  • Excel, Word, Power point
  • Contract and supplier management
  • Flexible working when travelling

Desireable

  • Medical consumable knowledge
  • Worked in or with a Healthcare environmen
  • SAP